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APG4659

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Peter Murphy

Notes

Previously coded MCA4010

Synopsis

In this unit students consider the management of arts organizations. Specific themes include the resourcing, facilities, funding, budgets, personnel, human resource management, decision-making, authority, status, intellectual property, bargaining patterns and institutional culture of creative, arts, and cultural organizations.

Objectives

On the successful completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. An understanding of the general principles of arts management.
  2. An understanding of the relation between creative endeavor and management controls.
  3. An enhanced capacity to analyze high-level management problems in creative, arts or cultural organizations.
  4. An ability to explain and analyze course concepts and debates in written and oral forms, and to engage at a high level of independent research.

Assessment

Essay 1 (Theory and debates) (4000 words): 40%
Essay 2 (Case study) (5000 words): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Elizabeth Paton

Contact hours

One 2- hour seminar per week

Prerequisites

Completion of Bachelor of Arts or equivalent

Prohibitions

APG5659